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The inaugural meeting of the new Winchester Group took place at Littleton Memorial Hall on Thursday 16th May 2019.

Paul Pinhorne, Chairman, HGS welcomed the attendees and introduced the members of the Executive Committee who were present.

He went on to describe how we see the Group progressing in the future and outlined the programme in place for the rest of 2019.

Chris Pavey, Research Centre Manager, outlined what resources and services are available in the Research and Sales Centre in Cosham.

Elaine Boyes, Bookstall Manager and Publicity Officer, then spoke about the programme of events that she will be attending this year.  She went on to talk about the HGS Website and our Facebook page and urged everyone to check them out, as this is where you can find the latest news.   She also mentioned the sterling work done by the volunteers who run the Society and stressed that there is always a need for more volunteers.

To round up a panel of three expert researchers held a short panel session answering attendees’ queries about their research.



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